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Introduction to Excel
Class Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 318
This workshop will introduce you to the new Excel for creating worksheets.

Open Educational Resources and Creative Commons: An Overview
Class Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316

Open Educational Resources (OERs) a


Faculty and Staff Employee Benefits
Class Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B

United University Professions (UUP) faculty have a wide-range of employee benefits available.  Do you know all of them?  You might be surprised what you don''t know.  Join Jeannita McKnight, Employee Benefits Administrator, for this informative presentation on the range of benefits


Blackboard Collaborate - Engaging your Audience (Participants)
Class Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 104
Collaborate has many built in features to keep your audience engaged and active during an online session.  This workshop will teach you how to use audio to speak, live video to see one another, and chat to send messages.  You will also learn the importance of using the hand raising tool, s

Blackboard Learn 9.1-Grade Center and Retention
Class Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 104
This workshop focuses on the skills necessary to use the latest version of Blackboard Learn as a management tool in your technology-enhanced course. We will review how to configure the Grade Center to meet your needs, collect student submissions, and monitor student progress.

Digital Literacy Series
Class Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Discover the digital resources available in the E.H. Butler Library and beyond that assist faculty to create and maintain a web presence for teaching and scholarship.

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

Blackboard Collaborate - Facilitating a Successful Session
Class Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 104
An understanding of how the tools work is just the beginning of your Blackboard Collaborate experience.  This workshop will take you through the steps of facilitating a live session and how to troubleshoot some of the technical issues that might occur.  

Blackboard Collaborate - Facilitating a Successful Session
Class Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 104
An understanding of how the tools work is just the beginning of your Blackboard Collaborate experience.  This workshop will take you through the steps of facilitating a live session and how to troubleshoot some of the technical issues that might occur.  

Intermediate Excel
Class Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318
In this class you will learn how to link Excel and other office applications, how to use various functions and how to work with multiple worksheets.

Making Course Content Accessible: Audio and Video
Class Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 104

Buffalo State is engaging in an effort to promote accessibility of course materials in classes, including face-to-face, online and hybrid. Learn about best practices for creating and providing transcripts or closed captions fo


Mapworks Student Alert System
Class Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

This workshop allows participants to learn how to use the Map-Works software through a hands-on approach. This session is primarily designed for those participants new to Map-Works or those wanting to improve their skills.



PEPDS: Performance Management (Round Table Discussion)
Class Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B

Performance management tips!  This round table discussion is designed for supervisors to gather information and ideas about how to make this process less stressful and more engaging.



Making Course Content Accessible: Audio and Video
Class Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 104

Buffalo State is engaging in an effort to promote accessibility of course materials in classes, including face-to-face, online and hybrid. Learn about best practices for creating and providing transcripts or closed captions fo


Quick Concepts - Excel Charts
Class Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 318
This workshops explains how to create a variety of charts in Excel

Mapworks Student Alert System
Class Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

This workshop allows participants to learn how to use the Map-Works software through a hands-on approach. This session is primarily designed for those participants new to Map-Works or those wanting to improve their skills.



Quick Concepts - Excel Functions
Class Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 318
This workshop guides helps you discover and use some of the 400 functions built into Excel.

NYS Citizen Preparedness Training
Class Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Start Time: 9:30:00 AM
Location: BUTL 210

The presentation will give a comprehensive overview on how to prepare for natural and man-made disasters and how to respond to and recover from them.  The session will provide information on types of common disasters, ways to prepare as an individual, family and community m


Faculty Fridays - Technology and Education
Class Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Join fellow faculty in a discussion of pedagogical implications for teaching with technology as well as a brainstorming session on current and future technological needs at the College.

PEPDS: Putting the Forms in Context
Class Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Performance management can build relationships while ensuring high levels of work performance.  The forms guide the process for supervisors to help employees to achieve their performance targets.  This is an interactive session.

International Visiting Scholars - The Basics
Class Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 208
Each year Buffalo State hosts up to 20 international visiting scholars who research, teach courses, and expand the viewpoints in our courses.  Join Dr. Robert Summers and Michelle Eisenstein as they introduce the many benefits of hosting visiting scholars.  This presentation examines the m

Introduction to Publisher
Class Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318
need to create certificates, posters, or cards? In this workshop you will learn how to use Publisher to do this.

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

Mapworks Student Alert System
Class Date: Friday, October 03, 2014
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 318

This workshop allows participants to learn how to use the Map-Works software through a hands-on approach. This session is primarily designed for those participants new to Map-Works or those wanting to improve their skills.



PEPDS: Completing the Forms
Class Date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Become familiar with the system and explore ways to leverage and promote more authentic relationships between supervisor and employee.

Designing Backwards and Creating Authentic Assessments
Class Date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 120
In this workshop, we will discuss the concept of using Backwards Design to align assessments with course objectives, rubrics, and learning experiences in an online environment. We will also discuss and evaluate the benefits of p

Designing Backwards and Creating Authentic Assessments
Class Date: Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
In this workshop, we will discuss the concept of using Backwards Design to align assessments with course objectives, rubrics, and learning experiences in an online environment. We will also discuss and evaluate the benefits of p

Open SUNY Textbooks Project
Class Date: Thursday, October 09, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318
Open Educational Resources are part of a growing trend in education, but they can be difficult to define and use. In order to develop a better understanding of OER, the Faculty Development Center, Instructional Resources, and Butler Library will be hosting a workshop for faculty.

This


Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Thursday, October 09, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

Tuesday Talks [Fall 2014]
Class Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B

Tuesday Talks are monthly brown bag discussions focused on issues in the workplace. Each month a new topic is presented and the discussion focuses on the impact at Buffalo State. Join us to share your opinions and to connect with others who are interested in discussing the issues we face. Fall 20


Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

Ensemble- Campus Video Solution - Introduction and Demo
Class Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Start Time: 11:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 104
Ensemble is the media server solution that allows the Buffalo State community to manage and publish their audio and video files into an LMS such as Blackboard and on other websites. If

Clickers - Intermediate
Class Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Clickers provide faculty a means to elicit immediate feedback during class periods as well as a way to expand classroom activities. In this presentation, Bill White will lead faculty in a hands-on workshop that explores the use of clickers in classrooms and beyond.

Digital Literacy Series
Class Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Discover the digital resources available in the E.H. Butler Library and beyond that assist faculty to create and maintain a web presence for teaching and scholarship.

Utilizing Universal Design to Organize your Online Course
Class Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 120
In this workshop, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) will be introduced. Knowing that diversity is the norm not the exception, UDL considers the needs of the broadest possible range of users from the initial phases of online course development. Attendees will become familiar with UDL Best Practices

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

All Stressed Up & Nowhere to Go!
Class Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
This is a practical, down-to-earth guide to dealing with those situations and people that seem to drive you crazy! You will learn a model for becoming more influential in creating your experience of life so that stress stops becoming a problem and instead, becomes a valuable signal. Discover how to:

Utilizing Universal Design to Organize your Online Course
Class Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
In this workshop, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) will be introduced. Knowing that diversity is the norm not the exception, UDL considers the needs of the broadest possible range of users from the initial phases of online course development. Attendees will become familiar with UDL Best Practices

Locating and Using OERs
Class Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are part of a growing trend in education, but they can be difficult to locate and identify. In order to develop a better understanding of OER, the Faculty Development Center, Instructional Resources, and Butler Library will be hosting a workshop for faculty.


PEPDS: Goal Setting
Class Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Performance programs serve as guide post to the job which is done in collaboration between the supervisor and employee.  Effective goal setting can clarify direction and create alignment around standards and targets for performance.  SMART goals will be discussed.

Faculty Renewal and Promotion Workshop
Class Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 208
Join fellow faculty members as they discuss their roads to Continuing Appointment (Tenure) and Promotion.  This panel discussion offers valuable insights into the renewal and tenure process.  Ample opportunity for questions and answers follow short introduction comments.

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

Faculty Fridays - Scholarship and Creativity
Class Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Join fellow faculty in a discussion about the role of scholarship on campus.  Participants will share their thoughts on what constitutes both scholarship and creativity at a comprehensive college.

Locating and Using Electronic Resources for Your Online Course
Class Date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
This workshop will provide guidance for locating electronic resources for online courses. Attendees will learn about Buffalo State resources for video, audio, images, and e-books. In addition, they will be introduced to a number of Open Education Resources.
Presented by Ken Fujiuchi

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

Locating and Using Electronic Resources for Your Online Course
Class Date: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 314
This workshop will provide guidance for locating electronic resources for online courses. Attendees will learn about Buffalo State resources for video, audio, images, and e-books. In addition, they will be introduced to a number of Open Education Resources.
Presented by Ken Fujiuchi

Team-Based Learning
Class Date: Thursday, November 06, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 208
Team-Based Learning is a special form of in-class collaborative learning using a specific sequence of individual work, group work with immediate feedback, and applying material to a specific problem.  This process shifts the learning paradigm.  Students move from passive to active learners

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Monday, November 10, 2014
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

PEPDS: Evaluation Forms
Class Date: Monday, November 10, 2014
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
This interactive session will review best practices for providing feedback, while immersing individuals into real life scenarios drawn from real life situations we encounter on our campus.  Union concerns will be addressed by the Labor Relations Specialist!

Clickers - Advanced
Class Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Clickers provide faculty a means to elicit immediate feedback during class periods as well as a way to expand classroom activities. In this presentation, Bill White will lead faculty in a hands-on workshop that explores the use of clickers in classrooms and beyond

Tuesday Talks [Fall 2014]
Class Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B

Tuesday Talks are monthly brown bag discussions focused on issues in the workplace. Each month a new topic is presented and the discussion focuses on the impact at Buffalo State. Join us to share your opinions and to connect with others who are interested in discussing the issues we face. Fall 20


Interacting With Your Online Students
Class Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 120
This workshop will include a discussion of the various types of interaction within the online learning environment. We will also discuss the importance of interaction and its impact on student motivation, participation, and success in online courses. 

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

Interacting With Your Online Students
Class Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
This workshop will include a discussion of the various types of interaction within the online learning environment. We will also discuss the importance of interaction and its impact on student motivation, participation, and success in online courses. 

Conquering Your Leadership Challenge with Political Savvy (Webinar)
Class Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Leaders have numerous challenges they mus

Discourse and Engagement in the Classroom
Class Date: Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 208
Promoting Learner Engagement:  One truth has emerged in the research on higher education pedagogy:  the traditional lecture-based ''transference'' view of teaching and learning will not suffice.  From face-to-face to blended and fully online course environments, the latest theory and

Tuesday Talks [Fall 2014]
Class Date: Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B

Tuesday Talks are monthly brown bag discussions focused on issues in the workplace. Each month a new topic is presented and the discussion focuses on the impact at Buffalo State. Join us to share your opinions and to connect with others who are interested in discussing the issues we face. Fall 20


Digital Literacy Series
Class Date: Friday, December 05, 2014
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Discover the digital resources available in the E.H. Butler Library and beyond that assist faculty to create and maintain a web presence for teaching and scholarship.

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

StrengthsQuest [Fall 2014]
Class Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
The underlying principle of StrengthsQuest is that focusing on strengths, rather than concentrating on improving weaknesses is the key to SUCCESS.  I am looking for individuals that are interested in finding out their strength or talent.  StrengthsQuest is a 30-minute online assessment to

Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training
Class Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 316
The Buffalo State Financial Business Intelligence (BI) Training introduces users to Business Intelligence, focusing on financial monitoring of allocations and expenditures in an All Funds environment.  All funds available for monitoring include State Purpose, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR)

Winterim 2015 - Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, and MOLST Orders
Class Date: Thursday, January 08, 2015
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 208

Many people find it difficult to discuss their final wishes, or to listen to the final wishes of others. This workshop gives participants a way to start thinking and talking about the topic.





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